Our Staff

Richard Allen

Technology Assistant
[email protected]

Brenda Coleman-Beattie

Interim Executive Director
[email protected]

Rebecca Farrell, Ph.D.

Program Coordinator
[email protected]
512-420-9810 ext. 1003

Dulce Gruwell, MHPS

Peer Program Coordinator
[email protected]
512-420-9810 ext. 1005

Sharon Guess

Director of Development
[email protected]
512-420-9810 ext. 1007

Lorie Inman-Shaw

Administrative Coordinator
[email protected]
512-420-9810 ext. 1001

Quevarra Moten, Ed.D.

Deputy Executive Director 

[email protected]
512-420-9810 ext. 1009
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Toniya Parker

Program Coordinator

[email protected]
512-420-9810 ext. 1004
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Karen Ranus

Executive Director
[email protected]
512-420-9810 ext. 1002
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Christina Schneider

Communications and Event Coordinator
[email protected]
512-420-9810 ext. 1006

Our Board of Directors

President:
Paul Trylko

Retired CEO
Amplify Credit Union

Vice President:
Julie Almendral, MBA

Director of Communications
Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

Secretary:
Manuel Quinto-Pozos, JD

Partner
Deats Durst and Owen, PLLC

Treasurer:
Jennifer Perkins, MBA

Advocacy Communication Manager
Texas Medical Association

Lissa Adams

Associate Provost
 Texas State Technical College

 
 

Jorge Almeida, MD, PhD

Director
Bipolar Disorder Center, UT Health Austin

Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Dell Medical School

Courtney Bailey

Director of Issues and Engagement
Leadership Austin

Amanda N. Barczyk, PhD, MSW

Senior Research and Evaluation Associate
Ripple Effect

Michael Cox, MA, LPC

Founder
Whole Life Priorities

Maria Mathis

The Brown Foundation

Brianna McKinney

President
Bloom Communications

Leo J. Paterra, MBA, CPA

Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting
Texas Workforce Commission